|Front Page last week|
|New sidewalk and turn lane in progress, mid-September|
The gas station did cancel a crosswalk.
|At the bus stop for Fred's there's a need|
|Crosswalk at #4 deleted from Commercial-Vista Corridor Plan|
So it's just interesting to see that we will carve out room for a new turn lane, but not for a new crosswalk. This is our autoism: Routinely we tolerate inconvenience and hazard for people on foot, and more rarely slow or inconvenience those in cars.
The proposal for a new Costco and its gas station may create similar conflicts between the interests of people on foot and people in cars.
And also, the gas stations represent 20th century fossil fuel delivery systems, are inconsistent with our greenhouse gas policies and needs, and we should ask ourselves why we are building new ones rather than phasing them out.
Previously on the gas station: